The Costa Book Awards, Julia Ducournau on Titane, disabled access to arts and culture
- Publication Date |
- Jan 04, 2022
- Episode Duration |
The Costa Book Awards are in their 50th year. Tonight on Front Row, Chair of Judges Reeta Chakrabarti will join Samira Ahmed to announce each of this year’s category winners for First Novel, Novel, Biography, Poetry and Children’s. We’ll also be hearing from the winner of the First Novel Award.
French director Julia Ducournau discusses her film Titane, which won the Palme d'Or at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival- the first film directed by a woman to win the prize in 28 years.
At a time when access to performance for disabled artists and audiences looks increasingly imperilled due to the Omicron COVID variant, we talk to the government’s Disability and Access Ambassador for Arts and Culture, David Stanley.
Presenter: Samira Ahmed
Producer: Sarah Johnson
Photo: Agathe Rousselle as Alexia in Titane
Photographer credit: Carole Bethuel